Data is life for the Filipino at home—even just five minutes offline can make or break a final exam or key presentation. Your network of choice may promise data and speeds you can rely on 24/7 no matter where you are, but it pays to know about the other offers out there just in case your provider goes down with system errors or maintenance.
To level the playing field, we'll limit comparison between the telcos' pre-paid 10GB data plans, (or the tier closest to it) which should last you the whole day of video calls, streaming, and social media. The differences in pricing, validity, and other perks will help you decide which deal to seize.
Network down? You can avail these promos from other providers in case of emergency:
Smart has different data promos for a variety of users and lifestyles. It has buckets meant specifically for gamers, streamers, or students, so it really depends what you'll use the data for. To cover a wide range of users, we'll cover their All Access Data promo which offers data, calls, and texts.
The All Data+ promos come ing 2GB, 6GB, 24GB, 36GB, and a whopping 48GB. Since're we're comparing the tier closest to the 10GB mark, we'll lay down the perks you'll get with the 6GB tier.
- valid for 7 days
- 6GB of data valid for all sites and apps
- Unli calls and texts to all
For P129, you can avail of Globe's GOPLUS promo that provides 10GB of data good for 7 days. Most of Globe's promos are available on the GlobeONE app, which is free for download from the Play Store or App Store.
If you're short on cash, the 8GB plan is priced at P99, minus the unlimited calls. Looking to power the entire household with data? Globe also offers a shareable data plan for as low as P99. For now, here's what the GOPLUS 129 promo offers:
- valid for 7 days
- 10GB of data
- Unli texts to all networks
- Unli calls to Globe and TM
- 8GB of GoWATCH, GoPLAY, GoSHARE, GoLEARN, or GoWORK
Available in 3GB, 10GB, and 25GB. The smaller 3GB is priced at P39 and valid for 15 days, while the later tiers are valid for 30 days each, with the 10GB priced at P99, and the 25GB worth P199. Here's what DITO's 10GB promo offers at a glance:
- valid for 30 days
- 10GB High-Speed Data
- Unli DITO-to-DITO calls and texts
- Unli texts and 300 mins of calls to other mobile networks